Upcoming Events

Food Preservation and Nutrition Workshops

bowls of peppers, green beans, and a bunch of carrots with canner and canning jarsEver wonder how to preserve and use all of that great locally-grown produce? University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s food preservation workshops will teach you the basics of canning and freezing, including how to use pressure canners and water bath canners to preserve pickles, jam, and vegetables. Nutrition workshops deliver cost-effective tips for using local foods in a healthy way. Workshops are taught by UMaine Extension staff and Master Food Preserver volunteers.

All workshops will take place virtually until further notice.

  • Date: June 15, 2021
    Topic: Drying Fruits, Vegetables, and Meats
    Time: 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
    Location: virtual
    Price: Free, $5 optional donation
    To register: sign up online

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Wednesday, June 23, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4 pm on
Moderator: Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator for UMaine Extension

  • Rebecca Long, Agriculture and Food Systems Professional for UMaine Extension
  • Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension

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For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact us at extension.gardening@maine.edu or 207.781.6099.

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